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2009 YOLO board stand up paddleboard series finishes


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Final 2009 YOLO Board Stand Up Paddleboard series

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 26 August, 2009 : - -The 5th and final race of the 2009 YOLO Board Stand Up Paddleboard series took place on Thursday, August 13th at the WaterColor BoatHouse on Western Lake.  The event culminated with the crowning of the 'YOLO Board Cup Series' champions, the South Walton Lifeguards Black team for the men’s division and the On the Coast Magazine team for the women’s division. 

South Walton Lifeguards Black include Gary Wise, Sean Hughes, Joe Serrato and Justin Cook and On the Coast Magazine consists of members Nancy Babin, Julie Ogle, Debbie Hunter, and Jackie Vreuls.  A press release with further details is included below and a few high resolution images taken by Chandler Williams of Modus Photography are attached.  Please credit the photographer in any photo distribution.

The 2009 YOLO Board Race series included 5 separate races from April through August, and was a fun-filled community oriented event series.  Please let me know if you need any further information.

About YOLO Board
Founded by business partners Tom Losee and Jeff Archer in 2006, YOLO Board LLC is a locally owned hybrid-style stand-up paddle board (SUP) company based in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.  Aptly named for the mantra, “You Only Live Once,” the company has quickly gained the reputation along the Emerald Coast and beyond as the custom paddleboard of choice garnering widespread attention from the media including:

Garden & Gun, Standup surf & sail Journal, Florida Travel + Life, Memphis Magazine, Thicket Magazine, Palm Beach Illustrated, and MotorBoating Magazine, to name few.  The company manufactures four types of boards: the “Original YOLO,” “YOLO Express,” “YOLO Explorer” and the recently debuted “YOLO Yak,” as seen on The Weather Channel.  Rentals, lessons, corporate and team building packages and a complete array of YOLO accessories are available.

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